11th December 2014
Gay rights champion Desmond Tutu cancels travel plans amid battle with cancer 10
11:30 AM — A long-time supporter of gay rights Archbishop Desmond Tutu has cancelled travel plans as he battles prostate cancer.
Arrest made in connection with homophobic ‘gays corrupt young children’ leaflets
10:22 AM — An arrest has been made after a ‘Christmas’ leaflet was distributed across Cambridge claiming that gay people are "corrupting young children", and that they are "busy worshipping each other's anuses."
10th December 2014
‘The Flash’ is about to get its first gay supervillain 20
6:06 PM — Hit superhero television series 'The Flash' is to feature its first gay supervillain, and the actor playing him said it is a "huge step forward."
BBC features anti-gay campaigner to discuss first day of civil partnership conversions 59
5:33 PM — A BBC local breakfast programme this morning, in a segment about the new same-sex marriage law in England and Wales, featured an anti-gay campaigner who said same-sex marriage is a "falsehood and a fabrication".
Ed Miliband: Today marks another milestone in marriage equality
2:47 PM — Ed Miliband has congratulated all couples converting their civil partnerships to marriage, saying we have "reached another milestone in marriage equality.
Protesters to stage ‘face-sit’ at Westminster against porn ban 10
1:08 PM — A protest is due to take place at Westminster on Friday against a recent decision to ban certain types of porn from UK production.
Islamic State posts photos of ‘gay’ thrown off building and stoned to death 90
11:17 AM — Photographs of a man believed to have been gay being thrown off a building and stoned to death have been posted by the Islamic State group.
Watch what happened when a 30 stone man entered ‘Mr Gay UK’ 86
10:50 AM — This short documentary features Stavros, who entered the Mr Gay UK competition two years ago, but who, after winning the London heat was disqualified on a technicality.
Was this the first couple to have a civil partnership conversion? 9
9:27 AM — As same-sex couples in England and Wales wake up to the option of converting their civil partnership to marriage today, this couple already have champagne glasses in their hands.
Nick Clegg: Same-sex marriage sends a message of LGBT solidarity around the world 2
8:52 AM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has congratulated same-sex couples converting their civil partnerships to marriage today and in the future.
9th December 2014
Ed Miliband welcomes first trans Parliamentary candidate 1
3:33 PM — The leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband has tweeted his support for a Parliamentary Candidate standing for the party, who came out as transgender in an interview on PinkNews today.
WATCH: YouTube star Connor Franta comes out as gay 31
11:51 AM — YouTuber Connor Franta has come out as gay in an emotional video on his channel.
ACLU files motion to have Kansas same-sex married couples recognised for benefits 1
8:48 AM — The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday filed a request for a preliminary injunction, which would stop officials from denying benefits to same-sex married couples.
8th December 2014
LISTEN: The heartwarming moment this man came to terms with being gay… live on the radio 6
5:24 PM — Listen here to the touching moment this radio caller came to terms with the fact that he is gay, live on air.
Egypt: Dozens of men accused of ‘spreading AIDS’ arrested naked in bathhouse raid 23
2:31 PM — Dozens of men have been arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo, Egypt at the weekend, and a programme will air this week on "the dens for spreading AIDS in Egypt".
Shrien Dewani murder trial thrown out by judge
11:03 AM — The murder cast against Shrien Dewani has been thrown out by a judge in South Africa.
Pastor tells gay Christian: ‘I pray you commit suicide, you filthy child molesting fag’ 122
10:46 AM — A Baptist pastor has labelled a gay reporter who was trying to interview him a "filthy child molesting fag".
London MBE-winning police officer arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs
10:23 AM — An out, gay London police officer who was awarded an MBE for his services to diversity has been arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs.
5th December 2014
Sam Smith nominated for six 2015 Grammys 15
6:42 PM — Out gay singer Sam Smith has been nominated for six Grammys for the 2015 honours.
Is investigating this gay kiss in a TV ad ‘homophobic’? 20
4:17 PM — Spanish regulators have been deemed "homophobic" for investigating an advert which shows two men kissing after a complaint.